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Can anybody name a U.S president that has NOT sent his troops to war??
The current one. It was Bush that sent HIS troops to Iraq and Afghanistan.
Garfield perhaps - wasn't there that long?
Coolidge & Hoover for starters
That is if you accept that the Undeclared Naval War was not actually a war as such.
No, America is still at war under Obama.
922-23 â China. Between April 1922 and November 1923, Marines were landed five times to protect Americans during periods of unrest.
1924 â Honduras. - February 28 to March 31, September 10 to 15. U.S. forces protected American lives and interests during election hostilities.
1924 â China. - September. Marines were landed to protect Americans and other foreigners in Shanghai during Chinese factional hostilities.
1925 â China. - January 15 to August 29. Fighting of Chinese factions accompanied by riots and demonstrations in Shanghai brought the landing of American forces to protect lives and property in the International Settlement.
1925 â Honduras. - April 19 to 21. U.S. forces protected foreigners at La Ceiba during a political upheaval.
1925 â Panama. - October 12 to 23. Strikes and rent riots led to the landing of about 600 American troops to keep order and protect American interests.
1926-33 â Nicaragua. - May 7 to June 5, 1926; August 27, 1926, to January 3, 1933. The coup d'Ã©tat of General Chamorro aroused revolutionary activities leading to the landing of American marines to protect the interests of the United States. United States forces came and went intermittently until January 3, 1933.
1926 â China. - August and September. The Nationalist attack on Hankow brought the landing of American naval forces to protect American citizens. A small guard was maintained at the consulate general even after September 16, when the rest of the forces were withdrawn. Likewise, when Nationalist forces captured Kiukiang, naval forces were landed for the protection of foreigners November 4 to 6.
1927 â China. - February. Fighting at Shanghai caused American naval forces and marines to be increased. In March a naval guard was stationed at American consulate at Nanking after Nationalist forces captured the city. American and British destroyers later used shell fire to protect Americans and other foreigners. Subsequently additional forces of marines and naval forces were stationed in the vicinity of Shanghai and Tientsin.
1932 â China. American forces were landed to protect American interests during the Japanese occupation of Shanghai.
How about William H Harrison
Although a career soldier Ike did not send troops to war, if you ignore the Cold War.
But Obama didn't send them. Bush did.
Only one I could be sure of is George Washington (while he was President)
Oh sorry. Thought you said
Desert One which was a debacle
Than those 17,000 sent since February 18th, 2009 are Imaginary?
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